Jan 9, 2013 1:05am PST
. >>> elective surgeries are postponed until tomorrow evening as it recovers from a water emergency. officials issued a code dry at the medical center at its merit pavilion campus. water was restored after 5:00 p.m. but for more than four hours, surgeries were canceled and no one could use sinks or flushed toilets. it affects all aspects of the hospital except for urgent patient care issues. the hospital blames it on a utility failure, but they would not elaborate. >>> governor jerry brown says he will be here to, quote, kick around for a longtime after completing radiation treatment for prostate cancer. >> i'm ready. i am raring to go. don't expect me to leave too soon. >> the 70 -- 74-year-old governor says he is finished with his treatment. it is going great. brown had surgery to remove a growth on his nodes. the governor general will release his proposed budget and deliver his state of the state address on january 24th. >>> lance armstrong is preparing for his first interview since being banned from cycling for life. he will sit down with oprah winfrey, and he is expected to talk about the
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
of the violence, oakland's vice mayor called for a state of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shooting, he could not share details about monday's announcement or what a state of emergency in oakland might mean. but city leaders at all levels are working together and are seeking support from other agencies to stem the violence. >> the police chief will inform the public in terms of the support we receive from law enforcement outside of oaknd la. and secondly some of the actions that have occurred over the weekend. we are not going to tolerate that anymore. >> abc7 news. >> and stay with abc7 news. we will have updates on
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
for barack obama. four years and one re-election after his historic oath taking as america's first black president, far fewer people are expected this time. between 600,000 and 800,000. inaugural festivities are being scaled back including two official balls this year. there were 10 the last time around. >>> one of the president's most ardent supporters, nancy pelosi was in san francisco for a celebration. the speaker hosted her annual happy new year celebration at the presidio. the celebration is in honor of the rehab program that is dear to pelosi's heart. she gave the crowd a prediction. >> 2013 will be a great year. you know why? we will make it so. we will insist upon it. thank you all very much for the opportunity to serve you. thank you for leading the way. >> the foundation, a nationally recognized program, has received generous government grants thanks to pelosi. >>> the executive chairman of google is going where few have traveled, north korea. right now schmidt is in beijing. he will leave tomorrow for north korea that has one of the world's most restrictive internet policies.